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Bear Creek Arsenal Outfits MCC Armorer’s Class

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In another act of generosity following its donation to renovate MCC’s bluing room, Bear Creek Arsenal supplied MCC’s gunsmithing program with AR-15 rifles to enhance student learning in its armorer’s class. More than two-thirds of an MCC gunsmithing student’s class time is spent in its shops, bringing theory to a practical application in a hands-on […]

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MCC Conveys Annual Scholarships to Deserving Students

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On the evening of August 25th, the Montgomery Community College Foundation awarded over $58,000 to students to attend the fall 2021 semester. These scholarships will be funded in the spring 2022 semester as well, putting education within reach of so many deserving students. Of the 62 scholarships awarded, 14 were to Montgomery Scholars, new students […]

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Now I Can Focus

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Scotty Moore will graduate in May 2022 with an Associate in Science degree, but he’s just getting started. The Baltimore native and father of four is working, parenting and keeping his education in forward motion as he gets closer to committing to a bachelor’s degree in the field of Environmental Health & Safety. “I hit […]

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Curious Problem Solvers Meet THE CAR

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Quint Dunlap is still teaching, however he is now heading up Automotive Systems Technology at Montgomery Community College. After lengthy stints at both the middle school and high school levels in Montgomery County, Mr. Dunlap is reconnecting with many of his former students at the new Joseph Reese Blair Career and Technical Education Center. “I’m […]

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MCC Forestry Program Finds Success at Cradle Competition

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If someone said you lived near the Cradle of Forestry, would you know what they were talking about? Nestled in Western North Carolina, below the Blue Ridge Parkway, is the birthplace of forestry in America. A national historic site, the land was purchased by George and Edith Vanderbilt during a major logging boom. Dr. Carl Schenck, […]

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MCC Foundation Hosts Fourth Annual Shooting Clay Tournament

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Ten teams comprised of 40 shooters headed down to Ellerbe on a gorgeous fall day for the MCC Foundation’s fourth annual Shooting Clay Tournament. DeWitt’s Outdoor Sports hosted the competition which featured 14 shooting stations with two shooting boxes at each station. The course, over a mile long, winds through wooded areas, fields and duck […]

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MCC Celebrates Manufacturing Day

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After a year off due to COVID, MCC was thrilled to welcome area companies back to campus to celebrate Manufacturing Day 2021. Six businesses and two providers were on hand to meet with hundreds of MCHS and MCC students to promote the exciting careers awaiting them right here in Montgomery County. Autumn Care of Biscoe, […]

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MCC Psychology Class Gets Upgrade

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If you’re one of the 70 students who will take MCC’s online General Psychology class in 2022, you’ll be getting an upgraded learning experience. The course was recently awarded the Quality Matters certification mark following a rigorous review process. The designation recognizes online course design quality and represents MCC’s ongoing commitment to creating a positive […]

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David Steed Examining Many Facets of Agriculture

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David Steed is a Career & College Promise student attending Montgomery Central High School and Montgomery Community College and will soon graduate with his Associate in Arts degree. He has been accepted into the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Program at North Carolina State University, where he intends to major in agricultural and human […]

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MCC Inducts Students into Honor Society

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Thirty-one Montgomery Community College students were inducted into its Phi Theta Kappa honor society on April 26th, including several students from prior years who weren’t able to enjoy an in-person ceremony due to pandemic constraints. The purpose of the honor society is to promote scholarship, the development of leadership and service and the cultivation of […]

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